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Temperatures heat up after a warm Memorial Day

High pressure will send temperatures rising through midweek. Inland temperatures will be very warm, dangerous heat will be present in the deserts.          Source: CBS 8 New feed

Cooler now, the heat returns next week

It’ll be slightly cooler to start the weekend with more AM clouds. Temps will warm up as high pressure strengthens into Memorial Day. Then, just plain hot midweek!          Source: CBS 8 New feed

San Diego restaurant workers benefit from COVID-19 grant

The San Diego Workforce Partnership received a $110,000 grant to support the High Roads Kitchen program, which is donating funds to Ponce’s Mexican Restaurant.          Source: CBS 8 New feed

Cooler now, next heat wave soon

It’ll be slightly cooler to start the weekend with more AM clouds. Temps will warm up as high pressure strengthens into Memorial Day. Then, just plain hot midweek!          Source: CBS 8 New feed

Casinos reopen amid pandemic

Two regional casinos re-opened their doors to the public this week despite concerns from the county’s leading health authority and the governor of California. Representatives for Sycuan resort and casino, however, said they have taken necessary precautions to protect visitors from COVID-19, a cornavirus that has infected almost 6,000 people…

Santee mayor wants more input on racism

Santee mayor John Minto on May 13 recommended adding more representatives to the city’s Community Oriented Policing Committee. The request came during the city council meeting and was a response to recent events in which two men were seen in Santee stores wearing attire considered racist and anti-Semitic. On May…

La Mesa Library services during ‘stay at home’

By DENISE SMITH Some of you may be wondering what this article could possible entail considering libraries nationwide are closed during the “stay at home” order. But never fear, fellow La Mesans, your San Diego County Library is still here for you. Our website offers free access to apps such…

Enjoy local art in isolation

By LINDA MICHAEL During these stay-at-home days, San Diegans are exploring new ways to stay engaged with their community. Enjoying an art show without leaving home is now possible on the website of the Foothills Art Association. With the Foothills Gallery currently closed due to the coronavirus, exhibits of our…

Helix students cope with virtual tests, graduations

By JENNIFER OSBORN It is the time of year when, traditionally, we celebrate. In a regular year, that means a graduation ceremony on the football field, with hundreds of family members and friends in attendance. This year is far from “regular,” but students and staff are making every effort to…

Grossmont Center Coronavirus Open

Doug Jordan, owner of Java Junction at Grossmont Center, an outdoor shopping mall in La Mesa, opened his store for the first time since closing in March.   The mall opened to the public today with a few gift shops, formal dress shops and a few of the small eat-in…

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